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CES Reflections: DPP identifies six key trends across platforms and lifestyles

January 23, 2017 | Comments Off on CES Reflections: DPP identifies six key trends across platforms and lifestyles

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has published its survey report on the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, revealing a technology industry trying to harness voice control and artificial intelligence to make consumers love its products. ‘CES 2017: A report from the Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas’ provides insight into the world’s most famous technology show by […]

IMG and Camera Corps track innovative moves for BDO World Darts

January 23, 2017 | Comments Off on IMG and Camera Corps track innovative moves for BDO World Darts

IMG Productions has partnered with Camera Corps in an innovative project for the BDO World Darts Championships, which took place January 7-15 in the UK. “Channel 4 UK secured an agreement in summer 2016 to become the new terrestrial home of the British Darts Association’s 2017-2018 BDO World Darts Championships,” said IMG Productions’ executive producer/director […]

HDwireless introduces RFiber system for live sports RF signal transmission

January 23, 2017 | Comments Off on HDwireless introduces RFiber system for live sports RF signal transmission

The importance of wireless cameras for broadcasting and events is increasing all the time. The requirements regarding efficiency of wireless camera systems that cover vast areas are on the rise, especially for live sports events. Patrick Nussbaum, CEO HDwireless, says, “When planning complex wireless transmissions we do not only use radio links. On the one […]

Presidential Inauguration sets new record for live video streaming of news event on Akamai

January 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Presidential Inauguration sets new record for live video streaming of news event on Akamai

CDN leader Akamai Technologies, Inc has announced that video streaming coverage of the 2017 Presidential Inauguration is the largest single live news event that the company has delivered. Live video streaming of the Inauguration peaked at 8.7 Tbps at 12:04 p.m. ET during the opening of the President’s speech, exceeding the previous record of 7.5 […]

Guest Comment: Younger viewers turning away from live sport

January 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Guest Comment: Younger viewers turning away from live sport

Live sport has been considered by broadcasters to be the most successful aspect of live TV, being immune to new behaviours affecting linear TV, writes Tom Williams, Chief Executive, Ostmodern. Recent studies suggest that this is no longer the case, with younger generations in fact turning away from live sport. Gaming, social media, and the […]

Manchester City FC specifies Blackmagic Design for Academy Stadium

January 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Manchester City FC specifies Blackmagic Design for Academy Stadium

Manchester City Football Club has integrated a solution featuring Blackmagic Design infrastructure products to handle all aspects of video production across its Academy Stadium, which is located at its elite training and youth development facility, the City Football Academy. As well as delivering big screen content during the club’s Under 21, Under 23 and Women’s […]

Sky Sports adds Tough Mudder to its Mix

January 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Sky Sports adds Tough Mudder to its Mix

Sky Sports Mix will add another extreme sport to its schedule with the addition of Tough Mudder from January 24. Sky Sports Mix will broadcast this year’s World’s Toughest Mudder, adding to the schedule that has seen 33 different sports since the new channel launched to all Sky TV customers in August. For the first […]

Blackmagic Design ATEM Production Studio technology to cover RedHookCrit race events

January 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Blackmagic Design ATEM Production Studio technology to cover RedHookCrit race events

Known to many as the toughest and most challenging Urban Street race series in the world, the RedHookCrit series not only brings fans the thrill of bike racers speeding through major cities across the globe – but also adds drama by having all riders on track bikes with fixed gears and no brakes. Given this […]

SVG Europe publishes full programme for Football Production Summit 2017

January 20, 2017 | Comments Off on SVG Europe publishes full programme for Football Production Summit 2017

Visiting Munich for the first time, the Football Production Summit – which takes place at the German city’s Allianz Arena on 22 March – will again provide broadcasters, OB providers, federations, leagues and clubs with an opportunity to find out more about the production technologies and workflow developments set to impact upon this most dynamic […]

Digital signage leader Florian Rotberg to deliver keynote at Sports Venue Technology Summit 2017

January 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Digital signage leader Florian Rotberg to deliver keynote at Sports Venue Technology Summit 2017

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that one of the most influential figures in the world of technology for the built environment is to give the keynote address at its Sports Venue Technology Summit 2017. Exploring the technologies and processes underpinning the modern connected stadium, the Sports Venue Technology Summit looks at the latest developments […]

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